|Author (Corporate)||Council of the European Union|
|Series Title||Official Journal of the European Union|
|Series Details||L 117, Pages 1-2|
Decision adopted by the Council of the European Union on 18 November 2019, which authorises the signing of the Protocol to the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine.
The Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the the European Community and its Member States and Ukraine was signed on 1 December 2005 and entered into force on 1 December 2013.
The Council authorised the European Commission on 23 October 2006 and on 14 September 2012 to open negotiations with the third countries concerned on the relevant protocols for the accession of Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia respectively. The negotiations with Ukraine were successfully concluded by exchange of notes verbales.
The proposal for authorisation on signing was adopted by the European Commission on 1 October 2019 and adopted by the Council on 18 November. The Protocol takes account of the accession of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania to the European Union. It is subject to the conclusion of the Protocol.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Bilateral Relations|
|Keywords||Global Navigation Satellite System [GNSS]
|Countries / Regions||Ukraine|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|